Applied Botany flowering trees

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  1. California Pepper has the scientific name ____________ _______________.
    Schinus molle
  2. California Pepper produces leaves that are pinnately ___________.
    Compound
  3. Flowers of California Pepper are borne in large, pyramidal clusters called __________________.
    Inflorescences
  4. Seed of California Pepper are produced in small, red ____________ that are sold for culinary use.
    fruit
  5. Leaves of California Pepper are produced singly, only one per node. We call this arrangement  ____________.
    Alternate/Alternating
  6. The ________ of a flowering plant consists of a filament and the anther, in which pollen is produced.
    stamen
  7. Schinus molle is in the __________________, the same family as Poison Oak, Cashew, and Mango.
    Anacardiaceae
  8. Callistemon viminalis is a Weeping Bottlebrush tree, in the _________ (family)
    Myrtaceae
  9. The Trumpet Trees are in the genus ___________. They are native to tropical America.
    Tabebuia
  10. The Pink Trumpet Flowers have the name (a)_________ _________, while the Golden Trumpet Flowers have the name (b) ___________ _______________.
    • a.     Tabebuia impetiginosa
    • b.     Tabebuia chrysotricha
  11. The fruit formed by Trumpet Flower trees look like beans, but they are not truly beans, because beans (also called legumes) are only produced by members of the ________.
    Fabaceae, or Bean Family
  12. Tabebuia leaves are produced in pairs at each node, a condition we call (a)_____________ . Each leaf blade is (b)___________ compound.
    • a.    Opposite
    • b.    Palmately
  13. Another tree that produces trumpet-shaped flowers is China’s purple-flowered Princess Tree, which is in the genus _______________ .
    Paulownia
  14. Magnolias are ancient trees in their own clade among the flowering plants.   They are distinct in having numerous flower parts, arranged in spirals.   Curiously, each Magnolia flower has many separate _______________, each of which can produce a single seed.
    Pistils/ovaries/carpels
  15. The Southern Magnolia, with its evergreen leaves and large white flowers is known scientifically as _____________________ __________________:
    Magnolia grandiflora
  16. Koelreuteria produces compound leaves that are twice divided.   We describe these compound leaves as _______________.
    Bipinnate
  17. The scientific name for Olive is _________________ ____________. Its leaves are described as opposite because they occur in pairs at each node.
    Olea europea

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Applied Botany flowering trees
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